Photos And Video Exhibition: The Past And Future of Ethiopians in Israel (NYC)

Seven Generations:
Photos and Video by Avishai Mekonen

New York – These stunning works explore the past and future of Ethiopians in Israel. The exhibition juxtaposes what is being lost with the passing of older generations, and what new twists the younger generations are bringing to Ethiopian Israeli culture. Seven Generations presents a rare view of Ethiopian Jews from an artist within the community who is engaged in the struggle for a new identity.

If you go:
On View Feb 12 – Apr 30 -FREE
Opening Events: Thu, Feb 12
6-7 pm: Meet the Artist Talk with Avishai Mekonen
7-8 pm: Reception in the Gallery

Location: The JCC in Manhattan, 334 Amsterdam Ave. at 76th St. (Program room assignments will be available at the JCC Customer Service Desk, in the lobby of the Samuel Priest Rose Building.)

1 Response to “Photos And Video Exhibition: The Past And Future of Ethiopians in Israel (NYC)”


  1. 1 Tobi Feb 11th, 2009 at 9:29 pm

    I wish I could see this, but I live in Minnesota. Any plans to bring this exhibit to the St Paul or Minneapolis JCC? There is a thriving Ethiopian community here, and a thriving Ethiopian adoptee community here. Would love to see these pictures and hear these stories!

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